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The Queen, 95, ends a four-month break after worrying about her health and returns to work

The Queen is coming to the end of a four-month break after fearing for her health and returning to work.

It was feared that Major General, 95 years old, would begin to step back from duty but her diary was busy.

Palace aides released this image of the Queen in an armchair during The Saloon in Sandringham signing government papers from her Red Box

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Palace aides released this image of the Queen in an armchair during The Saloon in Sandringham signing government papers from her Red Box
Rare behind-the-scenes image of the Queen still hard at work in her seventh decade on the throne

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Rare behind-the-scenes image of the Queen still hard at work in her seventh decade on the throne
Buckingham Palace has released a never-before-seen black and white portrait of the Queen taken 20 days after Dorothy Wilding ascended the throne

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Buckingham Palace has released a never-before-seen black and white portrait of the Queen taken 20 days after Dorothy Wilding ascended the throneCredit: Royal Collection Trust / © Queen Elizabeth II 2022

As the Queen marked 70 years on the throne yesterday, a royal source said: “There are no plans to withdraw from public life.”

Yesterday, the Queen, 95, marked her record anniversary by remembering her father’s King George VI – and looking to the future.

Her weekend announcement that Camilla will become Queen Consort when her son Prince Charles ascends the throne has sparked speculation that she may be taking a step back.

However, she is returning to work after taking a four-month break due to health concerns last year.

She has a diary full of light duties initially and then a series of public outings in March.

Queen even got the green light to have a lead role in her four days Platinum Jubilee national day party in june.

But officials are concerned that she will not be in a hurry and that “lessons have been learned” since she was fined 19 jobs over several days last October, forcing her to take time off on her uncle’s orders. doctor.

A royal source said: “There are no plans for her to retire from public life.

“The Queen’s Diary is being filled up again but it will be done at the right pace.

“They don’t want to put more stress on her and the other royals will help her when needed.”

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The courts were delighted after her appearance flexible on her feet at a Sandringham reception this weekend – give them the confidence to drive diary planning.

They plan to have her start traveling again for public events in March before her 96th birthday in April.

Royal biographer Penny Junor said: “I’m not panicking about the Queen’s state of health because before stepping back she had a schedule of a 65-year-old, not a 95-year-old. She was. I’m just overdoing it.”

Ms Junor said she looked “healthy and radiant”, adding: “I don’t think that’s the end.

“The footage from her Sandringham party, she looks amazing.

“I hope she doesn’t overdo it because most 95-year-olds are sedentary.”

She also commended His Majesty’s “perfect” handling of the question of succession.

She continued: “There is nothing to worry about about the timing of the Camilla announcement.

“It absolutely has to be said. The problem of the name Camilla can only be solved by the Queen.

“It was the only way to close the door. Time. . when all the focus is on the Queen. . . for her to make that address perfect because it means when the time comes there will be a seamless handover.

‘HARD AT WORK’

“It got it out of people’s hands and confirmed Camilla.

“The handover isn’t coming anytime soon but she is settling the controversy at a time when the world’s focus is on her.”

Palace aides yesterday released footage of the Queen sitting at her desk reading government papers – showing that she is healthy and ready to return to duty.

Filmed last Wednesday, the film reveals a rare behind-the-scenes glimpse into how the Queen remains engrossed in her seventh decade on the throne.

Queen seen in an armchair in The Saloon at Sandringham signing government papers from her Red Boxes – in which she handled thousands during her reign.

She was found to have commented on “very kind” comments from US President Joe Biden when she received the Ruth Bader Ginsburg Women’s Leadership Award in December.

The Queen responded after Private Secretary Edward Young handed her the event program from British ambassador Dame Karen Pierce.

Sitting in an armchair by the blazing fire and next to a picture of her father, King George VI, she also signed papers from Foreign Minister Liz Truss.

And she agreed to a video call request with an unnamed Governor-General, saying, “That could be an interesting idea.”

The Queen’s last public outing was in Cardiff on October 14 – 116 days ago.

‘SERVICES & MISSIONS’

She was then advised by her doctors to rest, and we revealed that she had spent the night in the hospital.

She pulled out of four major skirmishes and also sprained her back.

Despite her age, she was the third-busiest working royal before her health was threatened.

A royal source said: ‘Her diary will now be written at the right pace.

“But there are still plans for her to engage in public activities as she performs her duties and work.”

Saturday’s reception at Sandringham was the Queen’s first official engagement since meeting the Sultan of Oman at Windsor Castle on December 15.

Yesterday marked her Celebrating 70 years on the throne.

She regularly spends Enrollment Day at her Norfolk mansion – where her father died aged 56 in 1952, leading to her own coronation.

Queen “It is a day on which, even after 70 years, I still remember very much the death of my father, King George VI, as well as the beginning of my reign.”

But she added: “I am pleased to renew with you the pledge I made in 1947 that my life will always be devoted to your service.”

She also describes how she is looking “forward with a sense of hope and optimism for my Platinum year”.

Your Majesty’s 144ft smile lights up the West End

A NEW portrait of the Queen was unveiled on the big TV screens yesterday.

The 144ft x 58ft display delighted tourists at London’s Piccadilly Circus, who took selfies in front of it.

A new portrait of the Queen has been unveiled on the big TV screen at Piccadilly Circus in London

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A new portrait of the Queen has been unveiled on the big TV screen at Piccadilly Circus in LondonCredit: PA

It was taken during a visit to the University of Edinburgh last year by photographer Jane Barlow of the Press Association.

And it comes as Buckingham Palace unveils never-before-seen black and white portraits of the Queen, taken 20 days after Dorothy Wilding ascended the throne.

She is the first female photographer to receive a royal warrant.

The images were used on money and postage stamps.

One of 59 from the series has been chosen as the new queen’s official portrait and is hung in every British embassy around the world.

Another was chosen as a postage stamp and was used until 1971.

The Queen stated in her speech that Accession Day:'It is a day on which even after 70 years, I still remember very much the death of my father, King George VI, as well as the beginning of his reign. mine'

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The Queen stated in her speech that Accession Day: ‘It is a day on which even after 70 years, I still remember very much the death of my father, King George VI, as well as the beginning of his reign. mine’Credit: Royal Collection Trust / © Queen Elizabeth II 2022
The Queen holds a photograph of her father's King George VI next to her desk in The Saloon in Sandringham

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The Queen holds a photograph of her father’s King George VI next to her desk in The Saloon in SandringhamCredit: Getty

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